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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 04 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks how open source software competes with consumer culture in Latin America. She says that advertising in Latin America urges people to upgrade computers on a rapid cycle, leading the consumer to believe that the computer they have just purchsed is already obsolete...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY
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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 06
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga introduces herself for the record and tells us about the project that brought her to the conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where this footage was filmed. The Institute funding her research is the International Development Research Center in Canada. That institute wanted to know what is happening with free open source software in Latin America and the Caribbean; ...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; International Development Research Center; Canada; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; telecenters
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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 02 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks about her research on the way that Latin Americans are using free open source software. She says that speakers of minority languages, which are languages that are spoken only by small groups, find free open source software lets them localize software in their langauge...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY
Downloads: 150
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 05 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga essentially flips Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Abraham Maslow, of course, said that humans need to first cover their basics like food, shelter, and then move up to more advanced needs like entertainment and information. Lena begins by saying that telecenters are present throughout much of Latin America...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; economic development; developing countries; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Digital divide
Downloads: 543
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Lena Zuniga, a Program Officer for Bellanet International, a group which coordinates development with telecommunications in the developing world, from their base in Costa Rica. Lena's focus is Latin America and the Caribbean. In this snip, Lena says that free open source software is attractive to developing countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for seve...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; Clayton Christensen; Christensen, Clayton; software commons; local economic development; keep the money at home
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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 03 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks about the environmental issues that concern Latin Americans. She said that to the extent that Latin America receives computers from North America, they are interested in receiving working computers, not junk. She says that her experience in working with computer technologists in Latin America is that these Latin Americans don't want to be perceived as the du...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; collective property; family computers; social computers; social software; culturally relevant software; tragedy of the anti-commons; piracy; copyright infringment; old hardware & open source; DIY and freedom
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